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Nurse/Head of Ophthalmic Services

Posted: 13/02/2020

Full Time
Bradford, West Yorkshire
£35,000 - £41,000 per Annum

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Hospital, Theatres, Clinics
Ref: HUJ523

£35,000 - £41,000 p/a | 37.5 Hrs – Days | Great Benefits | RGN/Nurse Qualified

An experienced RGN/Adult Nurse with managerial experience is required to work as Head of the Ophthalmology Department in a leading West Yorkshire hospital.

Details of this RGN/Head of Ophthalmic Services position are as follows:

  • 37.5 hours per week on flexible day shifts
  • An excellent annual salary from £35,000 - £41,000
  • A contributory pension scheme, life assurance and private medical insurance
  • Excellent opportunities for training, development and career progression
  • Discounted gym membership, health and wellness programmes, health cashback plans and free eye tests
  • A range of retail, lifestyle and leisure discounts
  • Cycle to work schemes, season ticket loans and childcare vouchers
  • Employee assistance programmes and staff support schemes
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, which increases with service length

As RGN/Head of Ophthalmic Services, you will coordinate the day to day running of the department, ensuring a high-quality, safe and effective clinical service that exceeds national quality standards and customer expectations.

You will contribute to service development and quality management, lead and develop the team, ensure clinical governance frameworks are in place, and oversee budgetary management. 

What we are looking for in a Head of Ophthalmic Services:

  • NMC Registered Adult Nurse/RGN
  • Demonstrate proven experience in ophthalmic diagnostic testing and surgical procedures
  • Have completed substantial post-registration clinical studies in addition to ILS/ALS
  • Proven experience in a leadership or managerial role in a clinical setting, with good working knowledge of Clinical Governance frameworks and policies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and confident liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

For further details, or to apply now, please follow the link provided.

Alternatively, please call Siobhan Wieremiej at SYK Recruitment now on 01535 604940.


Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

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